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Object Name Bag, Medicine
Catalog Number 1982.17
Date ca. 1920
Material(s) Leather;
Dimensions H-5 W-9.5 D-6.5 inches
Description This is a black leather medical bag. It is rectangular with a metal lock and leather handle on the front. On the inside of the lid is a compartment with a metal clasp. To the right of that are three metal clasps for tubes. The bottom of the case has ten metal clasps or clamps for holding glass tubes. The case contains: nine (9) large glass tubes with cork stoppers, three (3) very small glass tubes or vials with cork stoppers, one (1) plastic syringe, one (1) glass and metal syringe, one (1) thermometer in a chrome case with chain, three (3) paper envelopes for pills. The envelopes are printed with the text "STROW DRUG COMPANY/REG. 706/BENTON, KY." Also inside the case are six (6) miscellaneous metal measures and an aluminum case that contains one (1) syringe, two (2) needles and four (4) very small vials or glass tubes with cork stoppers.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Medical care
Medical education
Health & hygiene facilities
Health & welfare
Health care
Medical equipment & supplies
Search Terms Benton (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS